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18-05-2021 | Press Conferences

WHO Press Conference 14 May 2021

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New WHO/ILO estimates covering the period between 2000 and 2016 reveal deaths caused globally from heart disease and stroke attributable to long working hours are on the rise.

A paper to be published in Environment International breaks new ground and systematically analyses and quantifies the disease burden of long working hours. The paper also highlights some key recommendations.

 

Speakers:        

  • Maria Neira, WHO Director, Department of Environment, Climate Change and Health, WHO
  • Frank Pega, Technical Officer, Department of Environment, Climate Change and Health, WHO
  • Professor Jian Li, Professor of occupational health at UCLA. Lead Reviewer of the systematic review on the effect of exposure to long working hours


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